Brian Bair, a Mass Equities Principal and Senior Vice President – Colorado Acquisitions & Development, has been active in the Denver real estate industry for more than 20 years and established a stellar reputation for his outstanding achievements in development, construction management and leasing prior to joining Mass Equities.
A member of MEQ’s Executive Committee and Investment Committee, Brian leads MEQ’s Colorado team in Denver. As Senior VP, he manages the company’s strategic acquisitions and dispositions in Colorado as well as MEQ’s significant development and construction activities throughout the region. Brian was instrumental in MEQ’s acquisition of one of Denver’s premier development sites for MEQ’s planned landmark project in the city’s vibrant River North Arts District (RiNo).
A former senior broker at NAI Shames Makovsky Realty in Denver, Brian has also served as managing partner at Midtown Group, a Denver-based real estate development and services company. A dynamic and creative industry leader, he co-founded the large multifamily construction company Midtown Construction Company, later MPC, in Denver. Brian also co-founded the national home sales startup OfferPad, and was co-Founder and president of BenefitPoint, Inc., in San Francisco. Earlier in his career, Brian was VP of development at O’Connor Group in Boulder, CO, and SVP at ABD Insurance & Financial Services.
Brian’s broad and successful experience as a commercial real estate developer, broker and business owner has included developing and managing office, retail, multifamily, mixed-use and land projects statewide. He earned his BS in Political Science from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Brian is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and a ULI Council Member (SSD). A volunteer Niwot Youth Sports Coach, he is also a member of the Colorado Buff Club, which raises funds for University of Colorado athletics.